Tag: abuse

Chief Afghan War Auditor: Wasteful Spending and Fraud ‘Kills’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wasteful spending and fraud involving the billions in American taxpayer funds devoted to the nearly 16-year-old war in Afghanistan can be fatal, warned the chief of the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a watchdog agency.

Controversial EB-5 Visa Gets Extension

A controversial visa program, known as the EB-5, which allows wealthy foreign nationals to promise significant domestic investments in trade for Green Cards has been extended in the latest spending bill.

Assault, K9 Abuse Charges Against Federal Border Agents Dropped

Assault, K9 Abuse Charges Against Federal Border Agents Dropped

Charges of assault and animal abuse against two federal border agents were dropped in Sana Cruz County, Arizona, courts. A surveillance camera captured U.S. Border Patrol Agent Aldo Arteaga punching a juvenile detainee in the stomach in a Nogales Station holding cell on January 30, 2014. On February 15, 2014, a different surveillance camera recorded U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agent Edgard Garcia forcefully slamming a 7 year-old service dog onto the ground. Arteaga was charged with assault and Garcia was charged with animal abuse.

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Gay Sexual Favors, Misconduct, Abuse Run Rampant in Theatre Industry

A recent New York Times report reveals the dirty underworld of the theatre industry, which, despite all its glory, behind the curtain could be described as nothing more than a cesspool of unheralded sexual advances, personal misconduct, and malfeasance at the hands of a faction of homosexual managers, who often prey on young gay men.

Texas Bill: Crime to Coerce Woman To Abort and Child Abuse to Coerce Pregnant Minor

The “Coerced Abortion Prevention Act” filed by two Texas lawmakers would make it a crime for any person to coerce a pregnant woman to have an abortion. The bill would also mandate that a physician report to law enforcement — and, where applicable, Child Protective Services — anyone who coerces a woman or pregnant minor into an abortion. It would be considered child abuse if a parent, conservator, or guardian coerced a minor to have an abortion.